[ltk-user] First use of ltk

Victor bobbie at ua.fm
Fri Dec 4 09:27:43 UTC 2009

On Fri, 04 Dec 2009 04:20:46 +0200, Greg Bennett <gwbennett at sentex.ca>  

> I am trying to move an application from Windows -> Linux and the
> graphics part seems to be the most difficult. I hope that ltk can help me
> along.
> Under ubuntu 8.10 and SBCL 1.0.23 I have downloaded ltk-0.91.tgz
> and extracted it into its own directory.
> SBCL happily compiled ltk.lisp and ltk.fasl loaded too.
> When I tried to run (ltktest) SBCL became unhappy:
> Couldn't write to #<SB-SYS:FD-STREAM for "descriptor 6" {B98E79}>:
> Broken pipe.
> Perhaps I have put ltk in the wrong place ? Perhaps there is something
> which I have failed to set up correctly.
> I see from the troubleshooting file that some web
> connections/applications can cause difficulty.
> I am running firefox - from which I retrieve ltk!
> Any and all advice/comments gratefully received
> Cheers /Greg Bennett

Hello Greg,

On the first glance I see that you don't tell a word about
which version of Tcl/Tk you've got installed.

With best regards,


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